The population number is 70 million people with the wide area (2,345,410 km²) of DRC, are major assets to ensure investment in housing and real estate sector. However, we notice overall deficits in housing estimated at 263,039 houses to be built per year. The needs of the city of Kinshasa are estimated at 54.4% of the overall deficit, that is, 143,092 houses to be built per year..

I. Potentials

• Many open land areas to be exploited throughout the country. Existence in each province of land areas dedicated to the construction of social housing;

II. Achievements

Construction of social housing by private operators in Kinshasa (Implemented Projects):

III. Vision of the Government in the sector

The housing policy is focused around four axes:

IV. Legal framework of the sector

Bakajika Law of June 7, 1966 (The soil and subsoil belong to the State). It stated that “the soil and subsoil belong to the State.” This law was intended to bring order in the housing sector.

7 April 2017